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Chief Accountant

Job Title: Chief Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 575
Contact Name: Sana Kamangar
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 3 years ago

Job Description

We are looking to hire a Chief Accountant for one of our international FMCG clients in Erbil.


  • Handle full spectrum of financial and cost accounting role, forecasting, budgeting etc.
  • Responsible for day to day finance and accounts operations.
  • Perform full set of accounts and ensure timely closing of accounts.
  • Perform project cost forecasts/budgets, cost tracking, monitoring and controls.
  • Responsible for timely monthly consolidated financial statements, payments, cash-flow management reporting for submission to CFO.
  • Review & approve payment vouchers & journal entries.
  • Issue project cost reports for review and approval.
  • Develop and maintain internal control and effective accounting system and policies for the set up.
  • Support CFO in ensuring that intercompany cost allocations are in line with management agreements and transfer pricing policy.
  • Establish and maintain systems for cost-sensitivity analysis and early-warning of cost-overruns.
  • Work consultatively with the respective departments on cost reduction initiatives.


  • Fluency in Arabic, Kurdish and English is required.
  • University degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Economy.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in similar positions.
  • Accounting software experience is a plus.

Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.